Algiers, Algeria Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Algiers, Algeria metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Algiers in 2021 is 2,809,000, a 1.48% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Algiers in 2020 was 2,768,000, a 1.43% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Algiers in 2019 was 2,729,000, a 1.3% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Algiers in 2018 was 2,694,000, a 1.32% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Algeria
City Name Population
Algiers 2,809,000
Oran 910,000
El Djelfa 527,000
Blida 486,000
Qacentina 414,000
Annaba 361,000
Batna 335,000
Setif 319,000
Algiers - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 2,809,000 1.48%
2020 2,768,000 1.43%
2019 2,729,000 1.30%
2018 2,694,000 1.32%
2017 2,659,000 1.26%
2016 2,626,000 1.31%
2015 2,592,000 1.29%
2014 2,559,000 1.27%
2013 2,527,000 1.28%
2012 2,495,000 1.30%
2011 2,463,000 1.27%
2010 2,432,000 1.29%
2009 2,401,000 1.27%
2008 2,371,000 1.28%
2007 2,341,000 1.30%
2006 2,311,000 1.27%
2005 2,282,000 1.29%
2004 2,253,000 1.30%
2003 2,224,000 1.28%
2002 2,196,000 1.29%
2001 2,168,000 1.26%
2000 2,141,000 1.33%
1999 2,113,000 1.25%
1998 2,087,000 1.90%
1997 2,048,000 1.89%
1996 2,010,000 1.88%
1995 1,973,000 1.91%
1994 1,936,000 1.84%
1993 1,901,000 1.88%
1992 1,866,000 1.91%
1991 1,831,000 1.89%
1990 1,797,000 1.87%
1989 1,764,000 1.91%
1988 1,731,000 1.88%
1987 1,699,000 0.95%
1986 1,683,000 0.66%
1985 1,672,000 0.60%
1984 1,662,000 0.61%
1983 1,652,000 0.61%
1982 1,642,000 0.67%
1981 1,631,000 0.62%
1980 1,621,000 0.62%
1979 1,611,000 0.56%
1978 1,602,000 0.63%
1977 1,592,000 2.31%
1976 1,556,000 3.25%
1975 1,507,000 3.29%
1974 1,459,000 3.33%
1973 1,412,000 3.29%
1972 1,367,000 3.33%
1971 1,323,000 3.28%
1970 1,281,000 3.31%
1969 1,240,000 3.25%
1968 1,201,000 3.36%
1967 1,162,000 3.29%
1966 1,125,000 4.07%
1965 1,081,000 4.24%
1964 1,037,000 4.33%
1963 994,000 4.30%
1962 953,000 4.27%
1961 914,000 4.82%
1960 872,000 6.99%
1959 815,000 6.96%
1958 762,000 7.02%
1957 712,000 6.91%
1956 666,000 6.90%
1955 623,000 5.77%
1954 589,000 3.33%
1953 570,000 3.26%
1952 552,000 3.37%
1951 534,000 3.49%
1950 516,000 0.00%